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How do I hire the best electrician in Phoenix?

Search online to find the best electricians in the Phoenix area. Look at their profiles to see how many ratings they have, and read all their customer reviews to see if past clients were satisfied with their work.

Whether you need electrical work, wiring repair or installation services, make sure the electricians have experience and the proper qualifications. You might find information about their credentials on the electricians’ profiles, but you can also try searching for a verified license through the Arizona Registrar of Contractors website.

Before you hire an electrician, ask several to send you a free cost estimate so you can make an informed decision based on pricing and quality of work.

What do I need an electrician for?

Electricians can help with a variety of electricity-related jobs around your home. If you have a new home, they can install new wiring throughout. Or if you have an old home, they can help with wiring repair. 

If your lights keep flickering, circuit breakers seem to be faulty, or outlets don’t have any power, electricians can assist in sorting out the problem. Your house is full of electrical circuits, wiring and sockets that may need repair or updating. These tasks can be safely completed by electricians in your area.

Contact the best electricians near you today to start receiving free estimates for your project(s).

How much does a licensed electrician cost per hour?

An electrician’s average hourly rate is $75, but this price can range from $45-$120, depending on the complexity of the job and the materials needed. The total cost will also vary depending on how long your job takes and if the electrician charges for travel time.

Your location may also be a factor in determining the hourly rate of performing electrical work on your home. To get an accurate estimate of how much electrical work will cost you, contact the best electricians near you to receive free quotes.

How do I hire an electrician?

Go online to find a list of the best electricians in your area. View each individual electrician’s profile and learn more about their services and expertise. Then, read reviews from satisfied customers as well as any issues they may have encountered. This will help you find one with the right experience to work safely in your home.

You should also spend some time researching what qualifications and credentials they have. You might find information about their license on their profile, or you might need to check your local and state government’s website to verify their license. 

Once you’ve done a bit of research, ask to receive free estimates from several electricians in your area. Ultimately, hire the most qualified electrician who can complete your project at a reasonable price.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with an electrician during the COVID-19 pandemic?

To set up an appointment or consultation with an electrician during the COVID-19 pandemic, ensure that you are performing as much of the process digitally as possible. The best way to begin is by conducting an online search for local electricians. Ask if they can perform consultations over a phone or video call to comply with social distancing mandates. You should also discuss a strategy for how to complete the project during social distancing or whether the project should be completed once the pandemic has ended.

Do electricians do free estimates?

Yes, they do. Whether you’re looking for new electrical work or wiring repair, the electrician should offer you a free estimate. 

Go online to find the best electricians near you. After researching and finding a few pros who seem qualified for your job, go ahead and request a quote to find out how much those electricians will charge you.

What questions should I ask an electrician?

Here are a few questions you should ask any electrician you’re considering hiring:

  • Are you licensed or certified? A professional electrician should have this information ready and up to date. 
  • Do you have any references? Ask for references to learn about their work history from previous customers. You may be able to look online at reviews, but it’s also good to speak to someone to find out their experience with this electrician. 
  • What types of services do you offer? Whether you need repairs or installation services, make sure the electrician can perform the work you need.
  • How long will the job take? This will help you set expectations and rearrange your schedule (if needed).
  • Can you send me free estimates? Request a job quote or estimate. This will help with comparing different electricians. The numbers may vary, but be sure to factor in the experience of each person, as well as the scope of electrical work you’re asking about.

Contact the best electricians near you today to start receiving free estimates for your project.

Is it worth it to hire an electrician?

Yes, it's usually worth it to hire an electrician instead of doing the work yourself.

Electrical work can be very dangerous. The pros spend many years working and studying before they become licensed and certified. That knowledge and training can help them work safely and perform the job without harming themselves or your home. 

Even a small wiring repair job can be unsafe if not done correctly. Hiring someone that has specialized training on how to do each specific job is the safest choice.

Get free estimates from the best electricians near you today.

How can I find out if an electrician is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Guidelines are available from both local and federal government agencies to clarify which services qualify as essential during the COVID-19 pandemic. To determine whether an electrician is considered an essential service provider in your area, check your city or state’s government websites.

For federal guidelines, consult CISA’s Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19 page, which outlines 16 critical infrastructure sectors. But not that some, not all, jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.

Reviews for Phoenix electricians
Loren Y.
It's a shame I didn't meet him before I hired electricians that were clueless. Alen was a PLEASURE to work with. Fast and smart!!! ROCKSTAR ELECTRICIAN !!!!
Farris Electric LLCFarris Electric LLC
John J.
Very professional and responsive. The electrician was very knowledgeable and thorough.
Inline ElectricalInline Electrical
Thomas T.
Great electrician. Fast turnaround and thorough with his work.
Don Paydro's ElectricDon Paydro's Electric
AJ M.
The work the electrician did was great. We are happy with the results.
David's ElectricianDavid's Electrician
Thumbtack Customer
Great response great job will recommend this electrician to anyone. 😊
Fineline Electrical Solutions LLCFineline Electrical Solutions LLC
Hassan E.
Daniel (Electrician) was great, we recommend using his services.
M3 General Construction LLCM3 General Construction LLC
Kimberly W.
My fiancé had one of their electricians come out. Friendly guy, but Hercules charges by the hour....so it was a little more than frustrating when the electrician kept trying to be chatty with my fiancé and would try to stop working and show pictures of a property that he had just bought. The electrician was at our home for 2 1/2 hours, but guess what - we got charged for 3 hrs.
Hercules, Experienced Professional Craftsmen!Hercules, Experienced Professional Craftsmen!
Thumbtack Customer
He is honest, fair and dependable. I will call Farris when I need an electrician
Farris Electric LLCFarris Electric LLC
CJ T.
We hired Dave's Electric to assemble and install a small ceiling fan. The electrician was careful, did a good job and cleaned up after himself. The company was prompt in responding to my questions and the electrician was prompt in letting me know that he would be late due to traffic.
DAVES ELECTRIC LLCDAVES ELECTRIC LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Very happy with the work. Was able to track down the root cause of a problem that another electrician denied even existed.
Farris Electric LLCFarris Electric LLC
Thumbtack Customer
The electrician AJ was very prompt, knowledgeable and thorough. He completed the repairs requested at a fair price. I would use again.
Wahlborg Electric CompanyWahlborg Electric Company
Stephanie R.
They are great! they show up on time and do the work quickly and efficiently. They stand behind their work and make sure it is done correctly. They are now my preferred electrician.
Farris Electric LLCFarris Electric LLC
Thumbtack Customer
AJ did a great job and gave us lots of options for our needs. We will be definitely using him as our preferred electrician from now on.
Wahlborg Electric CompanyWahlborg Electric Company
Michael L.
Could not find the problem after 2 hours. Definitely put the effort in but did not find the problem. Another electrician came out and figured it out in 30 min.
Inline ElectricalInline Electrical
Jillian D.
One of the best electricians I have ever worked with. Will be using them for every electrical project from now on. Very affordable compared to quotes I got elsewhere
HelixTech LLCHelixTech LLC
Pallavi M.
Anthony was able to solve a complex issue in my home. He was on time and completed the work as quickly as possible. He seems to be a knowledge electrician. I will work with him in future as well.
AnD Electric LLCAnD Electric LLC
Brynn c.
I highly reccomend Copperhead. He was guick, responsive, and provided detailed info on the fix. Same day, free quote and repair completed! He is our new go to electrician!
Copperhead Electric, LLCCopperhead Electric, LLC
Jennifer M.
Allen was excellent. He came out to assess the situation on a Sunday and was able to let me know an electrician wasn’t needed. Allen was a straight shooter and very punctual. I would recommend Allen.
Farris Electric LLCFarris Electric LLC
Thumbtack Customer
David's assistant helped me out with my problem and after troubleshooting miscellaneous things, he was able to figure out the issue I was having. I would and plan on using David's Electrician in the future.
David's ElectricianDavid's Electrician
Thumbtack Customer
Replace kitchen overhead light and switch. Very pleasant man with all the right skills and then some! Will always use him if I need an electrician & would recommend him to anyone. He is also very efficient.
Farris Electric LLCFarris Electric LLC
Paul D.
Oh man, Conner is a GOOD man. We ended up becoming friends. He does phenomenal work. I can not recommend him enough. Best electrician I have ever worked with. Love you, Conner!
Bear Electric LLCBear Electric LLC
John L.
Excellent experience with this electrician. They showed up on time, figured out the problem I was having and explained the different options and costs so that I could choose the most efficient solution. Price was very fair and they were friendly and cleaned up before they left.
DAVES ELECTRIC LLCDAVES ELECTRIC LLC
Sharon R.
Josh is a very experienced, knowledgeable electrician who did an excellent job installing two ceiling fans with lights. We would hire him again in a minute! He went above and beyond to complete the job, explained how the fans worked and was very fair. Sharon
Icon Lighting and Electrical ServicesIcon Lighting and Electrical Services
Brandon P.
This experience was incredible! Not only was the price very fair but the work was impeccable! Needless to say, I will only be using Josh for all of my electrical needs moving forward. My father and all of my friends will have a new electrician as well! :) Thank you, Josh! I couldn't be happier!
Icon Lighting and Electrical ServicesIcon Lighting and Electrical Services
Martin D.
Professional, honest, and transparent about the problem I was having along with a detailed description of what my issue was and how he was going to fix it. He doesn't try to overcharge or sell you anything you don't need. Will 100% recommend to family and friends as a go to electrician for any future problems.
Bear Electric LLCBear Electric LLC
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